Axiom Number 1
Navigating heterodominant spaces is inherently problematic for the publicly queer body. The queer bodily is constantly exotified by spectators who subscribe to heteronormative expressions of corporeal presentation. To the normative voyeur, the queer body and its blatantly queer presentation are foreign and menacing, threatening to upend culturally reified expressions of presentation.
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I don't really want a Masters degree
I just want to win ‘Banjee Girl Realness 1987’
I just want someone to genderfuck me.
Not Sure If I'm Attracted to Maleness
Or to masculinity.
I should be working on my masters thesis
But I’m watching RuPaul’s Drag Race instead. Duh.
I want to Queercolonize EVERYTHING.
But I think I’ll just start with my apartment. Baby steps, gurl, baby steps.
The dining hall at Cambridge is the most...
I just want to eat lunch with gurrrls.
Homosociability is predicated on aesthetic...
SO JUDGE ME GURL, JUDGE ME.
Oh, your biological sex matches your gender...
That is SO 2007.
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I don't like using the term 'gender-normative...
Because I don’t consider it a privilege to be just like everyone else.
Please do not genderpolice me
Unless you have a pair of handcuffs and a big nightstick.
Sometimes I promise myself I will never again enter a heterodominant space. And then I remember that the entire world is a heterodominant space.
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I am constantly exotified when I am in heterodominant spaces.
Hi, My name is Zach and I am currently a graduate student at Cambridge University, where I am studying gender and sexuality. I am using this blog as a space for me to explore issues surrounding gender identity, expression, presentation, and performance. I consider myself to be a queer theorist in training, and I hope to use this space to share ideas with other like-minded explorers of...